Headlines

Officials: 'Buy American' a balancing act

DETROIT, Jan. 18 (UPI) -- A renewed push to buy American has emerged in Michigan since lawmakers with foreign automakers in their states blocked a federal bailout of U.S. car makers.

No smoking ban yet in Michigan

LANSING, Mich., Dec. 20 (UPI) -- The Michigan legislature has once again failed to pass a statewide smoking ban, leaving anti-smoking groups thinking about strategy.

Granholm says 'no' to Obama

LANSING, Mich., Dec. 17 (UPI) -- Michigan Gov. Jennifer Granholm said Wednesday she won't take a Cabinet post in the incoming Obama administration.

Granholm assails Republican senators

DETROIT, Dec. 12 (UPI) -- Michigan Gov. Jennifer Granholm used pugilistic imagery Friday, reacting to Senate Republicans who failed to support a $14 billion bailout for U.S. automakers.

Ex-MSU coach Perles running for governor

LANSING, Mich., Nov. 12 (UPI) -- Former Michigan State football coach George Perles says he is running for governor of Michigan in 2010.
Four Michigan mayors ask for federal help

Four Michigan mayors ask for federal help

DETROIT, Nov. 11 (UPI) -- Four Michigan mayors have asked for a share of federal funds meant for automakers, comparing closed factories to the effects of a natural disaster.

Granholm: Obama committed to auto industry

LANSING, Mich., Nov. 8 (UPI) -- Michigan Gov. Jennifer Granholm says U.S. President-elect Barack Obama is committed to the survival of the struggling U.S. auto industry.
Automakers too big to fail, governors say

Automakers too big to fail, governors say

DETROIT, Nov. 3 (UPI) -- The too-big-to-fail yardstick -- applied to the country's financial firms in recent months -- is being used to measure U.S. automakers, observers said.

Automakers want to double government loan

DETROIT, Oct. 27 (UPI) -- Policy makers are weighing the importance of the U.S. auto industry to the nation's economy in debating a new government loan for troubled carmakers.

Michigan leads U.S. manufacturing plunge

DETROIT, Oct. 10 (UPI) -- The plight of the U.S. manufacturing sector is sharply visible in Michigan where unemployment is the highest in the nation at 9 percent, statistics show.

Granholm won't help Kilpatrick avoid jail

DETROIT, Sept. 6 (UPI) -- Michigan Gov. Jennifer Granholm says she will do nothing to help Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick avoid four months in jail for his crimes.

Granholm convenes Kilpatrick hearing

DETROIT, Sept. 3 (UPI) -- Michigan Gov. Jennifer Granholm Wednesday convened a hearing to hear evidence on whether Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick should be removed from office.
Granholm seeks high court ruling on mayor

Granholm seeks high court ruling on mayor

DETROIT, Sept. 2 (UPI) -- Michigan Gov. Jennifer Granholm asked the state's Supreme Court to quickly decide if she has the right to consider removing Detroit's mayor from office.

Judge asked to halt Kilpatrick hearing

DETROIT, Aug. 30 (UPI) -- A judge said he will use the weekend to decide whether Michigan Gov. Jennifer Granholm can hold a hearing over embattled Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick.
Kilpatrick suing Granholm to save job

Kilpatrick suing Granholm to save job

DETROIT, Aug. 29 (UPI) -- Michigan Gov. Jennifer Granholm is unfit to lead Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick's removal meeting because she is biased, the mayor alleged in a lawsuit.
Lawyers will sit out Detroit mayor hearing

Lawyers will sit out Detroit mayor hearing

DETROIT, Aug. 28 (UPI) -- A number of lawyers involved in Detroit's police whistle-blower lawsuit say they won't testify at next week's removal hearing for Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick.
Detroit mayor pressured to plead, quit

Detroit mayor pressured to plead, quit

DETROIT, Aug. 27 (UPI) -- Michigan Gov. Jennifer Granholm has sent Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick a clear message that he should resign from office, legal experts say.

Granholm to hold hearing on Detroit mayor

DETROIT, Aug. 26 (UPI) -- Michigan Gov. Jennifer Granholm issued an order saying she will hold hearings next week aimed at removing Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick from office.

Governor says no pardon for mayor

TRAVERSE CITY, Mich., Aug. 14 (UPI) -- Michigan Gov. Jennifer Granholm said Thursday she would not pardon or grant immunity to Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick in return for his testimony.
Parole order signed for Michigan killer

Parole order signed for Michigan killer

LANSING, Mich., Aug. 6 (UPI) -- Michigan Gov. Jennifer Granholm has signed an order that will release a woman who has been in prison for 11 years for killing her ex-boyfriend.

Judge: Mayor made unauthorized trip

DETROIT, Aug. 1 (UPI) -- Prosecutors may seek stricter limits on Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick's movements following reports that he made a trip to Canada.
Detroit mayor hearing date set

Detroit mayor hearing date set

DETROIT, July 29 (UPI) -- Michigan Gov. Jennifer Granholm has set a hearing date and moved up the time line in her considerations to remove Detroit's mayor from office, attorneys say.

States approve water pact

SAUGATUCK, Mich., July 10 (UPI) -- The Council of Great Lakes Governors said a pact designed to protect the Great Lakes-St. Lawrence River Basin is headed to Congress.
Governor pressured to remove Detroit mayor

Governor pressured to remove Detroit mayor

DETROIT, July 7 (UPI) -- Calls for Michigan Gov. Jennifer Granholm to remove Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick from office have so far gone unheeded, but that may change, observers say.
Gov. says Detroit scandals bad for state

Gov. says Detroit scandals bad for state

LANSING, Mich., July 2 (UPI) -- Detroit's scandals are bad for the entire state of Michigan, Gov. Jennifer Granholm said, the latest a sludge-handling contract awarded by the City Council.
Page 3 of 8
x
Feedback